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Military Satellite Technology

by Aaron Titus, former U.S. Army, Norsat International Military satellite technology is constantly evolving, and it is imperative that organizations involved in SATCOM manufacturing, production and integration track the trends, technology and drivers that fuel the military communications sector. A few years ago, enabling simple communications to and from the battlefield or dispatching orders was […]

Block Upconverter Design Considerations for Airborne Applications

by  Mehdi Ardavan, Norsat The recent breakthrough in satellite communication services has provided limitless communication options for airborne applications. With the right equipment and worldwide services, one can provide secure, consistent, two-way broadband communications to various types of airborne missions. This includes mobile Command & Control services (C2); tracking of VIPs and dignitaries; live Intelligence, […]

Norsat International Achieves $2 Million in Ka-Band Satellite Block Upconverter Sales for Comms-on-the-Move Land and Airborne Customers

Norsat International Inc. (“Norsat” or “the Company”), a provider of unique and customized communication solutions for remote and challenging applications, today announced that the Company has recently sold more than $2 million USD in Ka-band ATOM Block Upconverter (BUC) products for Comms-on-the-Move applications across North America, Asia and Europe. Since the release of Norsat’s ATOM […]

ATOM Series BUCs

The Norsat ATOM series of block upconverters (BUCs) are among the smallest, lightest, and most energy efficient transmitters available. The high efficiency of ATOM reduces power consumption significantly. The BUCs cover the Ku-band frequency range and have an N-type input connector.     NORSAT INTERNATIONAL (56)

Overcoming C-band Satellite Interference

by Douglas Chun, Norsat International C-band on the Rise Satellite services are being severely disrupted by interference from new Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) networks operating in the C-band frequencies from 3.4-4.2 GHz. Traditionally, this range of C-band is used for satellite services, radar, and microwave links; however, with the terrestrial wireless industry’s planned introduction of […]

BUC and SSPA SWaP Considerations for Communications on the Move

by Daniel Lopez, Product Manager, Norsat International Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP) are the three most critical physical attributes which Block Upconverter (BUC) and Solid State Power Amplifier (SSPA) designs must address in Satellite Communications on the Move (COTM) systems. Minimizing size and weight while maximizing power are competing aims, and optimizing this balance is […]